Rynek Glowny, the city's huge central square at the
heart of the
Old Town historic district.
Hill with the
Wawel Royal Castle and the
Wawel Cathedral (view across Wisla river).
Skalka Sanctuary on the Wisla riverbank near the
Wawel Hill dates back to 1079 but its Baroque church and
monastery are respectively of the mid 18th and the 17th
The 13th-century Town Hall Tower in
the Rynek Glowny central square is 70 meters tall.
Interior of the Gothic church of
St. Catherine (Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny) of the 14th century,
popular venue for concerts of classical
cribs are colorful, ingenious structures - richly decorated
and brightly illuminated.
The traditional August folk festival on
Krakow's Rynek Glowny central square.
Collegium Novum building of 1887, 24 Golebia street at the
Planty ring of gardens, the
Jagiellonian University's headquarters.
markets take place at the central Rynek
Glowny immense square from the late November through the
Street artist a.k.a. 'White Lady', who over a decade
ago pioneered that now popular trade, often performs by
the 13th-century church of the Virgin Mary.
From spring to autumn Krakow
flood sidewalks all over the Old Town
Krakow's state-of-the-art sport
facilities for white-water canoeing rank with best ones in
St. Margaret’s wooden chapel of 1690 in Krakow's Salwator
winter Krakow's fountains, like this
one in a Planty garden, spout
light and resound with classical music.
St. Norbert's convent in Krakow's Zwierzyniec historic
district dates back to the 12th century.
Old Synagogue, one of seven
historic synagogues in the former
Kazimierz Jewish quarter, dates from 1570.
'Schindler's Factory', i.e.
Emalia plant run by Oskar Schindler from 1939 to 1944. Now
'Chairs', memorial to the Jewish victims of the Krakow
ghetto, on the Plac Bohaterow Getta.
Taking photos and videotaping in Krakow
In the environs of Krakow
day-trip destinations of excursions from Krakow